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What a little beauty!!!

This is a fabulous Ferrania Rondine box camera made in 1948 in Italy. Its name means Swallow in italian. It has a single shutter speed, a prism reflex finder and an eye level finder. It has an all metal body and feels very substantial. The body is covered in black grained leather cloth. There is a lot of attention to detail including a tripod thread. The amazing thing is its size. As you can see it's slightly smaller than a cigarette packet.

The Rondine has a Linear 7,5 cm/8.8 lens and takes 4×6.5 pictures. The camera is in very good condition and working. It uses 127 film which you wont find in any camera store, but is available online.

Do please contact me if you have any questions!

I use vintage cameras to produce the photographs you can see in my Etsy shop http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=5104045

You may enjoy my blog - more photographs, art and design - http://timirving.blogspot.com/

Ferrania Rondine Box Camera 1948 Made in Italy - 127 film

Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1930s
  • Materials: brass, leather, glass, photo, camera
  • Ships worldwide from Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Feedback: 337 reviews
  • Favorited by: 30 people